Bankside Gallery is the gallery of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. The gallery runs a changing programme of exhibitions of contemporary watercolours and original prints by members of the two societies, offering visitors the opportunity to purchase these works at affordable prices.
Prices and Opening Times
During exhibitions opened daily 11:00 - 18:00. Admission is free.
Due to display preparation time, gallery will close in between. Please check the website for exhibition times.
Venue Details & Map
48 Hopton StreetLondonSE1 9JH
- +44 (0)20 7928 7521
- Public transport:
- Southwark: Turn left onto Blackfriars Rd, head towards the Thames, turn right into Southwark St, left into Hopton St.Blackfriars: turn left onto Blackfriars Bridge, cross the
Facilities & Accessibility
- Access into the Building
- Ramps with handrails to entrance
- Payment Facilities
- Free entry
Top 5 reviews of Bankside Gallery
A little gallery tucked away, but close to the waterfront.
It is a quiet traditional gallery that has a nice mix of art work, local scenes and scenes that are refreshingly different from the usual-naked -woman, mad crazy styles that you see in London all too much. It is a little quirky but it is like a little adventure looking through the pictures. A nice place to buy a picture, although watch... more
The Bankside Gallery has nothing on the hype and fame of the Tate Modern, but whenever visiting the Tate I always leave time to look around this little gallery next door.
Home to the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and the Royal Watercolour society, the exhibitions change regularly but are consistently of a high standard, featuring a variety of artists working in very different... more
Always worth popping into this small gallery and home to the Royal Watercolour Society. Here you can also buy affordable art, I like the variety of art on display in this small space, and the often seeming randomness of the hangings. more
Never a dull moment in Bankside Gallery. They exhibit some of the most beautiful artwork created by artists. I always leave this place feeling inspired. Definitely worth checking out! more
As part of my two day art binge I visited this gallery and I think it is a great space. Most of the art is prints, but there also watercolours and a few drawings. All of it is really affordable. Because of that and the really nice man behind the till I forgive them them the few tourist prints they sell. more